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Left Side Lower Portion
Left Side Lower Portion
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Bassic Sax

07.04.2020, 13:16

Transitional Horns

After Germany's reunification in 1989, B&S transitioned from a State-owned company to a private enterprise. Their name became Vogtländische Musikinstrumentenfabrik GmbH. They introduced 3 new model lines that were totally redesigned. These were the: 1000, 2001, and Dave Guardala Series.

However, during the course of this transition saxophone production continued, and some saxophones carried features of both the old VEB and the new GmbH.

I call the horns in this sub-gallery "transitional" because they have not only got the new (all) lacquer finish offered, but they also have the new serial number convention: They start with 0 or 00. Most importantly, they do not have either the Series 1000, 2001, or Dave Guardala engraving. They still have the old style B&S engraving on the bell. (Hits: 957)
Alto 01XX (11)
Soprano 002301 (12)
Soprano 05749 (8)

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Bell Engraving
Bell Engraving (Bassic Sax)
Transitional Horns
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